You should be at least 19 years of age at the start of the course. Access courses help you gain the confidence and skills needed to study at university or other Higher Education programmes.
ADULT DIPLOMA IN ADULT LEARNING - SCIENCE
ADULT DIPLOMA IN ADULT LEARNING - SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
Associate Bachelor’s Degree in English & History, Newry Campus
I completed the Adult Access course and decided to stay on at SRC to study the Associate Bachelor’s Degree in English & History instead of going to university.
I enjoy the challenge of learning about something different. I especially enjoy the interaction with other students, the views exchanged and the tutor’s responses to our questions. I found the lecturers very helpful and they really helped me on a personal basis. I hope to progress onto the BA Hons Degree course in English and History and a Doctorate.
This is a unique programme in that it affords you the opportunity to complete (in one year full-time or two years part-time) a range of modules that will enable you to develop a skill set that is fit for purpose in a modern employment market. These programmes all offer the equivalence of GCSEs (including Mathematics and English Language) at grade C and an A Level or a full Leaving Certificate tariff that will satisfy entry to many HE programmes. If you take part in the full-time programme you will also be offered Essential Skills ICT and two Employability programmes to ensure that you have an enhanced learner qualification profile.